Co Parenting

Boosting confidence in kids
Boosting Confidence: A Parent's Guide for Supporting Children's Self-Esteem Even though at first thought self esteem seems like one of those things which we build as adults, the truth is that it is one of the most crucial “ingredients” of our personality which should develop from early childhood...
The power of letting go
Letting Go It is time to learn and accept that we cannot control everything With Easter being just around the corner it is the perfect time to start thinking about letting go, acknowledging and accepting what we can and cannot control. Each of us will have different views about what is and is not ac...
online calendars and co parenting
Online calendar - do you use one? Welcome back to Our Children Australia. Today we are going to talk about an online calendar and how using one can help you with your co parenting duties. When I was practicing family law one of the issues that often came up is that calendar’s varied househol...
How can an online service help with your co parenting relationship?
Welcome back to Our Children Australia. Today we are going to talk about how an online service can help with your co parenting relationship.   There are quite a few benefits to using online communication portal here are our top 2:   You don’t have to worry about physically passing infor...
School Graduation
Welcome back to Our Children Australia. Today we are talking about school graduations. Firstly if you have a child graduating from school this year – congratulations. This is a big milestone for both them and you. School graduations though for divorced and separated families can be tarnished espec...
Our top 3 communication tips
Today we are going to talk about 3 communication tips. Given that this site is here and focuses on co-parenting communication we wanted to give you our top 3 tips to help you along the way. Stick to the facts When you are communicating whether it be if you have something to say or if you are replyi...
Flexibility and Parenting Orders
Can you have flexibility in Parenting Orders? Today’s blog post comes as a result of a user question, and I think that came out of last week’s blog regarding orders and whether if you have orders in place, can you still have flexibility to do your own thing? So as I said last week, if your order...
Times and parenting orders - what does yours say?
Agreed vs Set times Today we’re talking about the time provisions in parenting orders and specifically what we want to talk about today is whether your orders are termed to be “as agreed” or whether the times are set out to be specific times. Most parenting orders should have both, so there sh...
School Holidays
It's hard to believe that school holidays are almost here! School holidays are going to be here before we know it. This is the last September/October school holiday, our last two week period before the upcoming six week school holiday period at Christmas time. So now is the time to start thinking ab...
Happy Father's Day
Next week is Father's Day, can I say happy Father's Day to all of our dads out there, I certainly hope that you have a wonderful day with your children. With Father's Day approaching, I will always put out our reminders to parents on Mother’s Day and Father's Day, think about this coming day as a ...